Collaborative Robots

New industrial robot products launched by Igus

New industrial robot products launched by Igus

In very tough business conditions, Igus has launched more new products in 2020/21 than the previous year – from integrated robotic drives to ball bearings with 21 times the high-speed service life. Many of these products had their first public viewing at the Hannover Messe Digital Edition in April and several new innovations were also […]

By April 22, 2021 Read More →

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Easy programming for any brand of robot

Easy programming for any brand of robot

Fuzzy Logic Robotics is announcing the first release of Fuzzy Studio during Hannover Messe Industry 2021, which it claims will be a game changer for unlocking flexible robotic production. The company it addresses the problem that both industrial and collaborative robotics are too costly for truly flexible production due to the complexity of software and […]

By March 29, 2021 Read More →

Recent News

New possibilities for automated inspection

New possibilities for automated inspection

A new 3D vision system is said to make inspecting parts in 3D as easy as using a 2D smart camera. While optical inspection in 3D previously required a great deal of programming but offered few benefits, Cognex’s new technology brings better image quality, simplified application development, and a wide range of true 3D inspection […]

By April 18, 2021 Read More →
Igus addresses robot cabling challenges

Igus addresses robot cabling challenges

Industrial robots are pervasive in manufacturing and their applications are increasing all the time. But with constant multi-axis movements, the cables that supply robots are subjected to extreme levels of stress, posing a challenge for manufacturers of cables and other connecting components. Plastics expert Igus has just the solution. The International Federation of Robotics predicts […]

By April 13, 2021 Read More →
Universal Robots develops interface for Siemens Engineering Portal

Universal Robots develops interface for Siemens Engineering Portal

Universal Robots is pleased to announce a new partnership with Siemens’ TIA (Totally Integrated Automation) that will allow the integration of Universal Robots cobots into complex machine and manufacturing environments. This new interface will facilitate a seamless integration process for machine builders and system integrators. Universal Robots’ cobots will become part of the Simatic Robot […]

By April 11, 2021 Read More →
Robots boost productivity in 3D printing post processing

Robots boost productivity in 3D printing post processing

Mitsubishi Electric’s range of automation products helps to create the first fully automated Underwriters Laboratories (UL) approved post-processing machine for 3D printed plastic parts. Sheffield-based Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has teamed up with Mitsubishi Electric to further advance its innovative chemical vapour smoothing machine, PostPro 3D, by developing an integrated automation solution. This is based […]

By April 9, 2021 Read More →
Sherpa Mobile Robotics deploys AMR fleet at FPT

Sherpa Mobile Robotics deploys AMR fleet at FPT

Sherpa Mobile Robotics has announced its first installation with fleet management. Six SHERPA-B AMRs (autonomous mobile robots) are co-working in total safety in the midst of humans, AGVs, forklifts and other industrial machines at FPT Industrial. The FPT Industrial plant in Bourbon-Lancy, in the Saône-et-Loire region, assembles 35,000 high-powered gas and diesel engines per year, […]

By April 1, 2021 Read More →